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Feb 2, 2023 | Latest News
February 2, 2023 -- The Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association (AMFA) is both inspired and stoked to announce AMFA has filed an application with the Canada Industrial Relations Board (CIRB) seeking representation of the Aircraft Maintenance Engineers (AMEs) at WestJet Airlines, who are currently not unionized and are the last major employee workgroup at WestJet Airlines to do so.

Jan 31, 2023 | Headline
January 31, 2023 -- The votes for the AMFA – Southwest Airlines (SWA) Facilities Maintenance Technician (FMT) Tentative Agreement (TA) Ratification Referendum were tallied on January 31, 2023. Votes for this referendum were counted and certified by ElectionBuddy, and the results are as follows:

Jan 19, 2023 | Latest News
January 19, 2023 -- The parties held a two-day bargaining session on January 17-18 in Los Angeles to commence bargaining towards a successor collective bargaining agreement (CBA). The first day began with introductions of each party’s respective negotiating committee members, followed by an exchange of opener documents, which listed each article of the CBA and generalized items in each to be discussed during these negotiations.

Jan 17, 2023 | Headline
January 17, 2023 -- The Parties held a three-day bargaining session on January 10-12 in Dallas to continue bargaining toward a first collective bargaining agreement (CBA) for the Spirit group. The complete Committee convened in Dallas to bargain with Spirit.

Jan 7, 2023 | Headline
January 7, 2023 -- The Parties held a three-day bargaining session, January 3-5 in Minneapolis to continue bargaining toward a first collective bargaining agreement (CBA) for the SCA group. The Company, at the beginning of Day 1, presented a counterproposal to Article 7, Training.

Dec 29, 2022 | Latest News
December 29, 2022 -- By now, everyone is aware of the extraordinary challenges Southwest Airlines has experienced during the recent delays and cancelations across the country. We are extremely saddened by this catastrophic event that has affected thousands of SWA passengers/families during this holiday season and left the SWA flight crews displaced around the country with non-existent and/or limited accommodations.

Dec 16, 2022 | Headline
December 16, 2022 -- As we near the end of 2022, we can reflect on our profound success this year. AMFA leadership set ambitious goals for the Association, and we can proudly say we raised the standards and increased the recognition of our craft in the aviation industry across North America.

Nov 21, 2022 | Headline
November 21, 2022 -- Aviation Safety InfoShare is a semi-annual (Spring and Fall) conference where safety concerns and best practices are shared in a protected environment. The overall goal is to enhance safety through the sharing of experiences and resulting improvements. Participants include government agencies, labor groups (aviation maintenance, dispatch, cabin, ground operations, air traffic, and pilots), university aviation departments, trade associations, aircraft manufacturers, domestic airlines, international airlines, regional airlines, corporate operators, and rotorcraft operators.

Oct 17, 2022 | Headline
October 17, 2022 -- AMFA and Alaska Airlines met to discuss the annual pay scale wage review on October 3, 2022 outlined in Article 23, Wage Rules for wage increase. The AMFA-Alaska AMTs and Related new all-in rate — which includes base pay, license premiums, line premium, and longevity at the top of each of scale — was set to $57.44. This equates to an 11.5% increase for each step in the Alaska wage scale.

Oct 4, 2022 | Headline
October 4, 2022 -- The Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association (AMFA) is extremely elated and honored to announce the Canada Industrial Relations Board (CIRB) certified AMFA as the trade union representative, followed by an overwhelming majority representation vote of the Canadian aircraft maintenance engineers (AMEs and Leads), aircraft technicians and apprentices (maintenance group), and occupational support services (OSS) employees from L3 Technologies MAS at CFB Trenton. The group was previously represented by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM).

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February 2, 2023 -- The Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association (AMFA) is both inspired and stoked to announce AMFA has filed an application with the Canada Industrial Relations Board (CIRB) seeking representation of the Aircraft Maintenance Engineers (AMEs) at WestJet Airlines, who are currently not unionized and are the last major employee workgroup at WestJet Airlines to do so.
January 19, 2023 -- The parties held a two-day bargaining session on January 17-18 in Los Angeles to commence bargaining towards a successor collective bargaining agreement (CBA). The first day began with introductions of each party’s respective negotiating committee members, followed by an exchange of opener documents, which listed each article of the CBA and generalized items in each to be discussed during these negotiations.
December 29, 2022 -- By now, everyone is aware of the extraordinary challenges Southwest Airlines has experienced during the recent delays and cancelations across the country. We are extremely saddened by this catastrophic event that has affected thousands of SWA passengers/families during this holiday season and left the SWA flight crews displaced around the country with non-existent and/or limited accommodations.



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